Dead Wild Roses: Malala Yousafzai – Demanding Your Rights While Female is Dangerous

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The Canadian Progressive: New Honorary Canadian Citizen Malala Yousafzai’s Speech To The Parliament Of Canada

Addressing the Parliament of Canada after becoming an honorary Canadian citizen, Malala Yousafzai urged Canadians to “continue to open your homes and your hearts to the world’s most defenceless children and families.” The post New Honorary Canadian Citizen Malala Yousafzai’s Speech To The Parliament Of Canada appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: Nobel Laureates Assailed Honorary Canadian Citizen Aung San Suu Kyi Over Myanmar’s Persecution Of Rohingya People

In a recent scathing open letter, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and other Nobel Laureates assail fellow laureate, human rights icon, and honorary Canadian citizen, Aung San Suu Kyi, over her country’s ongoing genocidal persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state. The post Nobel Laureates Assailed Honorary Canadian Citizen Aung San Suu Kyi ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWE Sunday Disservice – Malala Yousafzai’s Book Banned

Pakistan announced that Malala Yousafzai’s book “I Am Malala” was banned from private schools.  From the CBC: Officials say they have banned teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai’s book from private schools across Pakistan, calling her a tool of the West.   It isn’t about religion, holiness, or allah, god (etc.).  It’s not about defending the ...

Cowichan Conversations: 16-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless With Comment About Pacifism

The Canadian Progressive: Malala Yousafzai addresses United Nations Youth Assembly [VIDEO]

by: Obert Madondo | Twitter: @Obiemad: Malala Yousafzai (Photo credit: Malala Yousafzai’s Blog) United Nations, New York, 12 July 2013 – Education activist Malala Yousafzai marks her 16th birthday, on Friday, 12 July 2013 at the United Nations by giving her first high-level public appearance and statement on the importance of education. Malala became a public figure when ...

Dead Wild Roses: DWR PSA:Malala Yousafzai

The most remarkable ability that could be attributed to me at the age of fifteen was having not crushed my skull or lost a significant amount of my digits doing stupid shit.  Ms.Yousafzai has considerably less going for her, but is doing considerably more.  She is fighting for right for children to be educated. This ...

LeDaro: Malala Yousafzai and Drone Attacks

It is commendable the great work young Malala has done, promoting education for young girls. This makes it all the more appalling that the Taliban would shoot her, a barbaric action. It is great that she got the treatment she needed, a British doctor stepped up, and she’s making a recovery. However, there is something ...

LeDaro: Young Woman Shot by Taliban Recovering

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy She is very brave, great to hear that Malala is recovering. It is appalling that she – a young teenage girl – was shot by the Taliban for promoting something that is a basic human right, education for girls. Very intelligent, she and ...

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Malala Yousafzai Honoured With Global Day Of Action

A Taliban gunman shot her as she made her way home from school in Pakistan. She survived the assassination attempt and is now recovering at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital hospital in the UK. Today, Malala Yousafzai has become the symbol for every girl child’s birthright to education. And yesterday, November 10, the world celebrated Malala. We designated it ...

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Shame: 61 million children not in school worldwide

Globally, 61 million children, most of them girls, are denied their birthright to education. They’re discriminated against, marginalized and exploited. Please click here to add your voice to millions around the world calling on governments and international organizations to ensure that these children have access to education by the end of 2015.

Impolitical: Rae nominates Malala Yousafzai for Nobel Prize

Just wanted to share this excellent nomination of 15 year old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban. More on the nomination: Rae’s support helps the campaign, as Nobel Peace Prize regulations place requirements on who can submit a nomination. Rae, as a member of Canada’s Parliament, is eligible to make ...

Trashy's World: Facebook is a great place to see sappy photos…

… and sentimental meanderings and gag-worthy non sequiturs. This isn’t like that.. Taliban = Cowards. (8) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Montreal Simon: The Bullies and the War on Girls

When I came home from work this evening, the CN tower was still glowing pink in honour of the first ever International Day of the Girl Child.A day to honour all the girls in the world, and remember all those whose lives are brutalized or diminished by discrimination, and other horrors like child marriage.Approximately 70 ...